Surrounded by the scenic Lake Vembanad, Kumarakom is a holidayer's paradise. And nestled in the mangrove woods surrounding the lake is Waterscapes. A unique holiday experience that is Kerala's very own. Come, wake up to the chirrup of the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. And when night falls, retire to your cosy, thatched cottages rising on stilts, eight feet above the ground, accessible only by a narrow pathway or rowboat.


At Waterscapes, you can opt to stay in any of forty cottages. Thirty of them built on independent islets laced with canals. Another ten across a canal. Each accessible only by anarrow pathway or rowboat. Individually designed, your holiday home offers four star facilities :

  • Private bath and shower
  • Satellite television & telephone
  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Car hire facilities

Pear Spot:
Our multicusine restaurant standing on stills over the lake, offers you a unique dining experience in the serene environs of backwater country. The speciality here is the backwater cuisine - freshwater fish and topioca.

High Life:
Watch the sun melt into the Horizon, as you sip our finely blended cocktails.

Age Halt:
The ancient regimens at Age Halt, our Ayurveda centre, will rejuvenate and recharge your body, mind and soul. And help you ddiscover life a new.

View Point:
The tastefully designed conference hall offers you one of the most spellbinding views of the Vembanad Lake.

Surrounded by the lake and the mangrove woods, you'll never be short of leisure activities at Waterscapes. Your options include canoeing on traditional crafts. Angling in the canals around your cottage. Trekking into the mangrove forests. Waterskiing on the lake. Bird watching at the sanctuary. A cultural evening at the resort amphitheatre... Or just lazing in your cottage or the resort pool.


  • Transfers from/to Kottayam Railway station: Rs.500
  • Transfers from Kochi Airport: Rs.2200
  • Rejuvenation massage for 1 hour at Age Halt: Rs.1500
Kumarakom Illikkalam Lake Resort situated in 1-½ acres of natural greeneries and all the cottages are facing and on the bank of Vembanad Lake at Kumarakom, Kerala. We also offer complete privacy and a peaceful atmosphere, which is free from air and sound pollution.
Cocobay Resort is located in Kumarakom, a backwater hamlet - the most sought after holiday destination in Kerala. Nestled amid swaying palms, the resort fronts the magnificence of the Vembanad Lake with its canals, streams and intricate network of waterways. The resort is accessible only by water and is embraced by the lake.
We Lakshmi resorts carry forward the great tradition of hospitality through excellent holiday solutions, we provide total customer satisfaction; and alongside generate employee satisfaction by providing congenial working environment; and also contribute to the image of hospitality industry through our perfect service and high quality standards.

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